Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss
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    Have you got your permit?

    These days, when you visit the reserve, we give you a coloured tag for your bag or binoculars, to count you in. The tags are blue for RSPB members, and yellow for non-members and are a tax requirement. They also help us when we're applying for funding...
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    The long awaited new RSPB telecope is arriving!

    Here's a very exciting blog from Tina from our shop.... Next weekend (Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December) we will be showcasing our brand new RSPB HD telescope at our binocular and telescope weekend (10 am to 4 pm). This will be the first opportunity...
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    A very special morning...

    The changing of the clocks last week made a 4.30am start all the more difficult this morning as I set off for the weekly bittern watch with the stars still out! But my efforts were certainly rewarded with some fantastic bittern behaviour at Barrow Scout...
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    Is it a bird? Is it a hedgehog?

    Neil Bland spotted this hedgehog-like murmuration of starlings at Leighton Moss. During winter, around a hundred thousand starlings come in to roost overnight in the reeds, and visitors here have been treated to some jaw-dropping aerial displays as...
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    What a 'booming' marvellous Easter!!

    Just heard some fantastic news that truly cheered up my Easter Sunday.....at home and got a phone call to say that John Wilson heard a bittern booming at Leighton Moss this morning....3 booms at the end of the Causeway. Normally our bittern booms on or...
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